Minimum Wage by Province

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Current minimum wage across Canada

Province

Minimum Hourly Wage

Notes

Alberta

$15.00

Effective as of October 1, 2018. View more information.
British Columbia

$16.75

Effective as of June 1, 2023. View more information.

Manitoba

$15.30

Effective as of October 1, 2023. View more information.

New Brunswick

$14.75

Effective as of April 1, 2023. View more information.
Newfoundland & Labrador

$15.00

As of April 1, 2024, the minimum wage will increase to $15.60 per hour. The minimum wage will be adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.

Northwest Territories

$16.05

Effective as of September 1, 2023. The minimum wage is adjusted annually using a formula based on the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Yellowknife and the percentage change in the average hourly wage (AHW) in the NWT for the preceding calendar year. View more information.
Nova Scotia

$15.00

Effective as of October 1, 2023. Beginning April 1, 2024, the minimum wage rate will be adjusted with inflation plus an additional 1% annually. View more information and a report from Minimum Wage Review Committee.

Nunavut

$19.00

Effective as of January 1, 2024. View more information.
Ontario

$16.55

Effective as of October 1, 2023. View more information.
Prince Edward Island

$15.00

Effective as of October 1, 2023.  The rate will move to $15.40 on April 1, 2024 and to $16.00 on October 1, 2024.  View more information.

Quebec

$15.25

On May 1, 2024, Quebec’s minimum wage will increase to $15.75. View more information (in French).
Saskatchewan

$14.00

Effective as of October 1, 2023. View more information.

Yukon

$16.77

Effective April 1, 2024, the Yukon’s minimum wage will increase to $17.59 per hour. The minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.

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